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Russia’s Beeline sees boost from TV as COVID-19 hits mobile

Russian service provider Veon, which operates the Beeline brand, saw its TV subscriber base jump by over half in the year to June 30, taking it to over 2.3 million subscribers. Speaking to analysts after the company posted its quarterly results, Co-CEO Kaan Terzioglu said that Veon’s Beeline digital TV customer base was “now 50% […]

Beeline adds More.tv SVOD offering, names new CFO

Russian service provider VimpelCom, which operates under the Beeline brand has launched National Media Group-owned subscription video-on-demand offering Bilayn TV (More.tv) on its platform. More.tv, which is aimed at a broad family audience, includes premieres of Russian series ahead of their terrestrial TV airing and international series at the time of their international release, along […]

Beeline updates cloud gaming service with Nvidia

Russian service provider VimpelCom, which operates under the Beeline brand, has updated its cloud gaming service, Beeline Gaming with technology from Nvidia. The operator has used Nvidia’s GeForce Now technology to extend its gaming reach to owners of computers that do not meet the system requirements to support modern gamines. Users can register with Beeline […]

Upstart Armenian operator TEAM wins approval to acquire Veon’s Beeline business

TelecomArmenia (TEAM), a new telecommunications company in Armenia, has won approval from regulators to buy Dutch operator Veon’s business in the country. TEAM was launched in April by brothers Hayk and Aleksandr Yesayan as a new player providing TV and internet services in Armenia. The brothers co-founded Ucom, one of Armenia’s largest telcos, as business […]

ER-Telecom and Beeline make new appointments

Russian service provider ER-Telecom has named a new chairman and set about reorganising its structure across the country. The service provider has named Andrey Semerikov as chairman, replacing Elena Ivashentseva who will continue to sit on the company’s board. Semerikov served as CEO of ER-Telecom from 2001-18, after which he became deputy chairman. He also […]

Torbakhov in as CEO at Beeline Russia

Veon has appointed Alexander Torbakhov as the CEO of Beeline, its Russian telecommunications business. Starting on April 6, Torbakhov will replace Vasyl Latsanych, who was announced to be leaving in February. However, this succession process has been accelerated, with Latsanych initially set to depart in June. Torbakhov joins with more than 25 years of experience, […]

Veon names interim Beeline CEO

Russia’s Veon has named Viktor Biryukov as interim CEO of its domestic service provider arm, VimpelCom/Beeline. Biryukov will combine the chief executive role with his existing remit as EVP of legal affairs and corporate relations. His appointment follows the announcement last week that Vasyl Latsanych, Beeline’s current CEO, is to step down at the end […]

Beeline launches cloud-gaming service

Russian service provider Beeline is launching a cloud gaming service under the Beeline Gaming brand. The service, launched at the Russian IgroMir computer entertainement expo, provides a dedicated console that can be connected to a TV or monitor to play cloud-streamed games. The service will also provide special offers from partners and current news from […]

VimpelCom launching interactive advertising pilot

Russian service provider VimpelCom has launched interactive advertising on its Beeline TV service in partnership with GetShop.TV. The first stage of the pilot project will see GetShop.TV’s service made available to Beeline TV subscribers in Moscow and the surrounding region, enabling interactive advertising on the Yu, Zvezda, Muz TV and CTC channels. Viewers watching adverts […]

Russia’s Beeline appoints new CEO

Russian telco and wireless provider, Beeline, has named former MTS Group executive Vasyl Latsanych as its next chief executive. Latsanych, who has spent more than 16 years in telecoms – most of it with rival telco MTS Group in a number of senior roles – is due to take up his new post on January […]

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